Jun 6, 2011

Emily


In her later years, poet Emily Dickinson was said to have dressed only in white.
This enigmatic genius penned, "I find ecstasy in living; 
the mere sense of living is joy enough."
Emily's legacy of 1,775 poems, almost entirely published posthumously,
place her in the front rank of American poets.
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11 comments:

urban muser said...

what a beautiful photo and an interesting factoid! have a lovely day!

missing moments said...

A remarkable poet for sure ... love those words .. "ecstasy in living "

Jamie said...

How much richer our lives we be if we all felt and lived that way.

Kim Klassen said...

words and image...... 'sigh'
be still my heart.....

thank you anna....xxo

Tanya said...

What a gorgeous image and fact about Emily. Something about your image instantly made me feel comfort and peace. So lovely!

lisa said...

What a beautiful quote and photograph Anna!

Marcie said...

This is beautiful! All of it..YES!

ELK said...

what a special post .. a poetic feel to the photo~

kelly@thebluemuse said...

Love this photo, so perfectly conjures up an image of Emily...

deb colarossi said...

This is a unique and intriguing photo.
And I was just at the Emily Dickinson homestead last week!

Anna said...

Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments!